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General Assembly discusses Palestine's failed UN membership bid

Palestine’s recent attempt to become a full member of the United Nations was the focus of discussion in the General Assembly on Wednesday.

Israel-Hamas conflict: UN General Assembly votes by large majority for immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza during emergency session

The UN General Assembly met on Tuesday afternoon in Emergency Special Session on the decades-long Israel-Palestine conflict and as the ongoing crisis in Gaza shows no signs of abating.

At UN Assembly, Nepali Prime Minister urges focus on common goals

Addressing the UN General Assembly on Thursday, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Prime Minister of Nepal emphasized the importance of collective action in tackling global challenges through peaceful means and diplomatic dialogue.

UN General Assembly adopts declaration to accelerate SDGs

Now is the time for a global plan to rescue the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are woefully off-track halfway towards their 2030 deadline, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday in New York.

General Assembly President hosts children from around the world, on MLK Day

Children from a dozen countries met with the President of the General Assembly and toured the United Nations on a federal holiday in the United States honouring the late civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Martin Luther King Jr.

Got two doses of Covishield: UN General Assembly President amid India-UK vaccine war

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the India-UK vaccine war, United Nations General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid has said he was administered with two doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccine, Covishield, media reports said.

Maldives Foreign Minister elected President of UN General Assembly

New York/IBNS: Abdulla Shahid, foreign minister of the Maldives, was elected the President of the 76th United Nations General Assembly with three-fourth majority, garnering 143 votesout of the 191 ballots cast.

Make 2021 a year of possibility and hope, UN chief tells General Assembly

New York: Following an “annus horribilis” of death, disaster and despair, 2021 must be a year of transformation, Secretary-General António Guterres told the UN’s 193 Member States on Thursday.

UN General Assembly: The world’s ‘town hall’ remains open during COVID-19 crisis

New York/IBNS: Although it seems the whole world is on lockdown as countries follow health guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19, the global “town hall” at UN Headquarters in New York remains open for business, albeit with a technical twist.

UN General Assembly President upholds value of multilateralism in speech closing annual debate

New York: The only way to guarantee peace, security and sustainable development is for countries to work together, the UN General Assembly president said in his speech on Monday concluding the annual high-level debate in the Hall.

South Sudan ‘heading towards lasting peace and stability’, UN General Assembly told

New York: Through the cooperation of the leaders of South Sudan, First Vice-President Taban Deng Gai on Thursday told the United Nations General Assembly that his country could become “a beacon of hope and peace”.

‘Champion for multilateralism’ readies to hand over UN General Assembly gavel

New York: Through consultation, collaboration and consensus, the UN chief on Monday described outgoing President of the General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa, as “a champion for multilateralism” who had succeeded in making the United Nations “relevant to all”.

UN General Assembly celebrates 20 years of promoting a culture of peace

New York: Just as the greatest global challenges cannot be solved by a single country, peace cannot be pursued in isolation, outgoing UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa said on Friday.

UN General Assembly renews long-standing call for end to US embargo against Cuba

New York, Nov 2 (IBNS): The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly voted in favour of condemning the United States economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba - a call it has made every year since 1992.

Here’s what happens at the UN General Assembly when world leaders have gone home

New York, Oct 23 (IBNS): After the world media spotlight fades on the General Assembly’s annual high-level debate, the work of the Assembly, the UN’s primary deliberative body, shifts to its so-called Main Committees, where the bulk of the Organization’s work get done.